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Franchising in Scotland

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Scotland is an exciting place to be right now and, not for the first time, we are attracting more attention around the world than our geographic size might ordinarily warrant.

Business is good, but there is always room for improvement; opportunities are plentiful but we can never have too many of them. One particularly strong source of opportunity here in Scotland is franchising; and you've certainly come to the right place to find out more about it.

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Franchisee success stories

Perfect timing for Scottish homecare franchising say Glasgow husband-and-wife franchise neighbours

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It’s a tale of two halves for Home Instead Senior Care’s husband-and-wife franchisees Suhail and Tasnim Rehman in Scotland. After witnessing husband Suhail’s sucess, wife Tasnim, a business manager with Chanel cosmetics for 14 years, realised she saw her future with Home Instead too. But as a franchisee in her very own right.

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Scottish franchise news

EnviroVent receive Which? Trusted trader accreditation

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EnviroVent Ltd, the UK market leaders and manufacturers of Domestic Ventilation systems has become the first, and currently the only, national dedicated ventilation manufacturing company to receive Which? Trusted trader accreditation, an endorsement scheme that helps consumers find reputable traders.

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Looking to franchise your business?

If you are running a successful business in Scotland, the time may be right to look to expand it. Franchising is an excellent method of expanding an already successful business but that's not to say that it is right for every business. In this section we look at the benefits of franchising a business, we help you to identify if your business is franchiseable and we outline the steps to franchising a business. You can also contact franchise consultants based in Scotland to enquire about franchising your own business. Read More

Actively Recruiting in Scotland

Existing franchises for sale in scotland

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Martin O'Neill of Wright, Johnston and MacKenzie is a franchising specialist lawyer and has advised a diverse client base of franchisees and franchisors on developing their business in the UK and internationally, and regularly advises buyers, sellers and franchisors on franchise resales.

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Buying and selling a franchise resale in Scotland

Developing a business presence in a new Scottish territory can be time consuming and costly so the advantage of taking on an existing franchise, that is already known in the area and which has current customers and clients, is clear. That is not to say growing any business is easy - far from it - but it is easier to move on and drive a process that is already underway. In this section we look at the benefits of buying a franchise resale and also provide advice on the steps to take if looking to sell your own franchise business in Scotland. Read More

Financing a franchise in Scotland

By Richard Holden, Lloyds Bank

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Small business is the lifeblood of the Scottish economy and plays a fundamental role in the country’s success. Confidence is growing amongst business owners in Scotland according to recent reports that indicate the availability of affordable finance is now considered to be significantly higher than twelve months ago. Read More

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